Samaritans Purse NGO Aircraft Mechanic - Jobs in Uganda

Samaritans Purse NGO Aircraft Mechanic - Jobs in Uganda


Job Description

The aviation teams are behind-the-scenes types.

They make sure our planes and logistics are running smoothly so that the pilots can transport staff and resources to help people in desperate need.

The Aircraft Mechanic will perform aircraft inspections and maintenance to airworthy standards that meet or exceed FAA requirements. Is God calling you to a Career with Impact in East Africa?

Duties

  • Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on aircraft so that they are available for dispatch as scheduled.
  • This may mean extended work hours, weekends, or working nights to return the aircraft to service.
  • Perform engineering duties in a timely, efficient and accurate manner.
  • Ensure continued airworthiness of the aircraft.
  • Ensure the aircraft are clean and neat.
  • Ensure the aircraft records are current and complete.
  • Maintain the equipment and facilities for the aircraft.
  • Maintenance personnel are often required to be overnight at out locations in support of our operations - up to 30% of the time depending on our activity.
  • Personnel should anticipate many of the locations being austere with few amenities. Showers, a hot meal, and even a bed may not be available.
  • Sleeping in the aircraft may at times be required.
  • Be willing and comfortable working in
    remote environments, with little support structure, often in war zones.
  • When humanitarian crisis arise, it may be necessary to temporarily deploy away from the home base for several weeks, and even up to 30 days at a time.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.

    Qualifications
  • Fifth year college or university program certificate; or eight to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.
  • Inspection Authorization is desirable.
    A missionary-oriented mindset and love to serve.

    Location:
  • Entebbe, Uganda

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samaritans Purse NGO Aircraft Mechanic - Jobs in Uganda

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